Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the BMW M3, drivers may find the BMW Z4 a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.
The BMW Z4 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the BMW M3, making it more convenient to drive.
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW M3 is somewhat more expensive than the BMW Z4. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW M3 and the BMW Z4 have similar Destination Charges.
The BMW M3 is about the same width as the BMW Z4. If you go with the BMW M3, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the BMW Z4.
With similar torque, the BMW M3 and the BMW Z4 do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.
The BMW M3 has a larger turning radius than the BMW Z4, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW M3 has a much more powerful engine than the BMW Z4. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.
The BMW M3 offers greater seating capacity than the BMW Z4, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the BMW M3 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the BMW Z4.
The BMW M3 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW Z4.
Compare the 2013 BMW M3 and the 2014 BMW Z4.
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MSRP*: $48,950 - $65,800
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $1,500||Up to $1,000|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 2.99%||As low as 2.99%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 3.00%||As low as 3.00%|
|City MPG:||13||17 - 22|
|Highway MPG:||20||24 - 34|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||2 - 2|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$63,525||$45,035 - $60,535|
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